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Monday, November 20th, 2023 7:57 AM

Discovery Channel and others lost signal

I lost the signal on Discovery HD and TLC, TLC and some others. It started 2 days ago but now they have been off most of the day since around 8pm. I rebooted the box etc. Does anyone know the satellite and transponder of discovery HD. Right now 101 and 103 are mostly in the 90s to 100

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5 months ago

Sorry, I get the 771 Satellite signal issue. but I can watch in Low rez. Seems also Disney is also out.

ACE - Expert

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5 months ago

Most HD programs are on the 99/103 sats, 99% of the time 771 means the dish needs to be aligned.

ACE - New Member

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5 months ago

TLC and Discovery are on satellite 99 @klyde 

So, you should also check your strengths on 99 beside 101 and 103 which are in the 90s (excellent).

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5 months ago

Thanks, it came back on this morning and I saw SS on both 99 sats around 50-60. Last night they were 0. I will try to peak them today.

ACE - New Member

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5 months ago

@klyde

Thanks for the confirmation. Yes, try to dither the dish with the two dials on the back assembly. 

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5 months ago

Now there in the 70s and 80s

ACE - New Member

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5 months ago

85-100 range is considered satisfactory by DIRECTV, try to keep messing with those dithering bolts. There are videos on YouTube showing how to do so, here's one for example (you can skip to the part where satellite 99 is dithered):https://youtu.be/QA1krU8eo8E?si=KsyEIc0f3dPq9aL7 

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5 months ago

I have 101 at 97 - 100 except Transponder 4 at 51.

99ca at 27 to 81, 99cb at 77 to 97

What is the typical readings?

Does 99ca and cb track each other?

I put the dish up myself about 10 years ago and have tuned it about 3 times since with no problems except storms until 3 days ago. I don't remember what the readings were before.

ACE - Expert

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5 months ago

Most in the 80s + on 99/103 sats. They all track first you box the 101 then you dither for the 99/103.

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5 months ago

103s trsp 15-24 to 74 - 95

103 ca all mid 90s

103 cb to mid 90s

101 to 96 - 100

99c a to 73 - 89

99 cb to 88 - 95

I guess it need a tweak.

Thank you


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